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Less Toxic Dispersants Lose Out in BP Oil Spill Cleanup

Less Toxic Dispersants Lose Out in BP Oil Spill Cleanup --Dispersant Corexit is manufactured by Nalco Co., whose current leadership includes executives from BP and Exxon 13 May 2010 BP PLC continues to stockpile and deploy oil-dispersing chemicals manufactured by a company with which it shares close ties, even though other U.S. EPA-approved alternatives have been shown to be far less toxic and, in some cases, nearly twice as effective. After the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and a deepwater well began gushing crude in the Gulf of Mexico three weeks ago, BP quickly marshaled a third of the world's available supply of dispersants, chemicals that break surface oil slicks into microscopic droplets that can sink into the sea... Scientists warn that the dispersed oil, as well as the dispersants themselves, might cause long-term harm to marine life.